PGA Tour Golf II
PGA Tour is the collective name of a series of golf video games published by Electronic Arts and later their EA Sports sub-label from 1990 to 1998, when EA began publishing their golf games with the endorsement of Tiger Woods. After Tiger Woods '99 was released, subsequent titles were named Tiger Woods PGA Tour and released yearly.
Identifier sg_PGA_Tour_Golf_II_1993_Electronic_Arts_Polygames_JPMediatype softwareScanner Internet Archive Python library 0.5.2Publicdate 2014-05-06 03:20:01Addeddate 2014-05-06 03:20:01Emulator_ext binEmulator genesisCreator Electronic Arts/PolygamesDate 1993Year 1993Language English
The series were responsible for several innovations in the genre, such as the now standard three-click swing method, but unlike other games in the EA Sports label, the series were often shadowed by other competitors such as the Jack Nicklaus series, Links series, Microsoft Golf or The Golf Pro.
The Mega Drive version of PGA Tour Golf II, released in 1992, features an additional 6 professional golfers (for a total of 10); Tommy Armour III, Bruce Lietzke, Mark McCumber, Mark O'Meara, Larry Mize, Joey Sindelar.
The Mega Drive version knocked Ecco the Dolphin from the top of the charts. MegaTech gave the game 94% and a Hyper Game award, praising the amount of features and the control method.